The Band Perry are among the acts to be confirmed for the Fashion Rocks show during Fashion Week in New York City. The two hour event, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, airs live on CBS from Brooklyn's Barclays Center on September 9.
After Garth Brooks releases his catalog digitally, it is likely that he'll surpass Elvis Presley in all time world wide sales. The King sales total 134.5 million, while Brooks is nipping at his heels with 134 million. According to USA Today, Brooks would need to sell one million copies of his 18-disc collection to surpass Elvis.
Here Lies Love, the musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, is set to begin its theatrical run at London's Dorfman Theatre on September 30. The musical, based on the pair's album of the same name, follows the career of Imelda Marcos, former first lady of the Philippines. The production is currently running at the Public Theater in NYC.
Neil Young has been named as one of the headliners for the upcoming Farm Aid concert at Raleigh, NC's Walnut Creek Amphitheater on September 13. White will be joined by fellow headlining acts Jack White and Willie Nelson for the event. Other acts on the bill include John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Jamey Johnson.
Former Velvet Revolver fronter Scott Weiland says that a band reunion is possible. Speaking with the Toronto Sun, he says to never say never:
"There's always a chance for things. I've said 'never' before and I've proved myself wrong," Scott began.
Nicki Minaj released the artwork for "Anaconda," a single from her upcoming album, The Pink Print. The cover image features the YMCMB first lady squatting in a pink g-string with her back to the viewer. "Anaconda," produced by Polow Da Don and Da Internz, follows "Pills N Potions" as the second single from The Pink Print, which still has no release date.
Pablo Schreiber, best known for his role as the devious corrections officer Mendez, on "Orange is the New Black," will not return for the show's third season. During a recent interview with the New York Post, Schreiber revealed that he's making the jump to a new HBO series. "I'm not taking part in the third season. I'm a member of a show called The Brink that's going to be on HBO."
Common took the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday to perform his hit "Blak Majik," featuring Jhene Aiko. Com also performed a second cut, "Kingdom," featuring a guest spot from Vince Staples. "I wanted to team up with [Jhené] and do a song that was fresh," Common has said of "Blak Majik."
Pharrell Williams has released the music video for "Come Get It Bae," featuring a guest spot from Miley Cyrus. In addition to Cyrus and Pharrell, the vid features a bevy of beautiful backup dancers. The visual, which dropped on Wednesday, begins with a title card proclaiming that "beauty has no expiration date."
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is looking for an actor to play Prince Hans from "Frozen." The show's producers announced last week that it would borrow the story from the hit animated movie for a plot of its own. "OUAT" previously cast Georgina Haig ("Fringe") as the snow queen Elsa, Elizabeth Lail as Elsa's younger sister Anna, and Scott Michael Foster ("Greek") as Kristoff, a mountain man.
Weezer performed "Back to the Shack," the latest single from the band's upcoming LP Everything Will Be Alright in the End, on Jimmy Fallon earlier this week. According to Billboard, Rivers Cuomo and the boys gave a flawless performance for the audience. The LP hits September 30.
Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley have been revealed to be starring in Woody Allen's upcoming film. Posey and Blackley join a cast already including Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix, who are already filming the picture (whose title has yet to be announced) in Rhode Island. The film will feature production by Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum. A plot for the film has not yet been revealed.
Enormous leaps in logic and all, "Lucy" is a silly but ultimately fun sci-fi B-movie that knows how absurd it is but plunges forward anyway. With Scarlett Johansson proving that she can be an action hero on her own and some nice moments with Morgan Freeman, here's a movie that counters the sleep-inducing, special effects dominated action blockbusters that have plagued theaters all summer long.
T-Boz of TLC is looking to launch the next big girl group and she's giving fans a chance to audition. The competition, called Project Next, can be entered by fans by sending a video to T-Boz, she announced in a presser. "T-Boz is forming the next superstar girl group ages 18-24 send us a video of you singing or rapping and you must be able to dance," the release reads.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says that he is about halfway done with his next solo album. Perry says that while he isn't entirely sure what's next for Aerosmith, he knows a main focus of his is his solo work. "I really don't know what's coming up next," Perry tells ARTISTDirect.